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Reed sentenced to 25 years on sex charges
WOODSTOCK – Thomas Reed, a man convicted of raping his former girlfriend's young daughter, admitted to a sex evaluator that he still fantasized about the girl and other criminal sex acts that mirror his conviction, prosecutors said.
Algonquin Western Bypass scheduled to open next week
ALGONQUIN – Workers tested traffic signals Wednesday to make sure they function properly.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
McHenry County unemployment rate hits 5.7 percent
CRYSTAL LAKE – The unemployment rate in McHenry County fell to 5.7 percent in July, a record low since the Great Recession, according to preliminary figures from the U.S. Department of Labor and the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Cary applies for road dollars
CARY – Village Board members approved applying for federal transportation dollars through the McHenry Council of Mayors for three potential road projects.
Cost of public education on the rise in McHenry County
Students wait outside Westfield Community School in Algonquin on Aug. 13 before the doors opened on the first day of school.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Stratton Lock and Dam getting $16 million renovation
The Stratton Lock and Dam in McHenry will receive a $16.7 million facelift that officials say should significantly cut the time boaters wait to travel between the upper Fox River and Chain O' Lakes and the lower river in Algonquin.
Algonquin prepares to switch trash collection
ALGONQUIN – The village's trash collection service provider is set to change on Sept.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Democratic congressional candidate speaking in Harvard
HARVARD – Democratic congressional candidate Dennis Anderson is stopping by Harvard on Tuesday evening to hear what is on local voters' minds.
Sanders says hea s ready to lead District U-46
After seven years serving as second in command, Tony Sanders says he is ready to take the helm at Elgin Area School District U-46.
Alongquin Police seek information on missing autistic man
ALGONQUIN – A 27-year-old white, autistic man is missing, and the Algonquin Police Department is calling upon the community to help locate him, according to a recent Nixle alert.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Help rescue pets at Doggie-Dine-Out event in Algonquin
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Wed Aug 13, 2014
Wauconda may display World Trade Center beam at park
A beam from one of the fallen World Trade Center buildings could be put on display at a Wauconda park.
Lake in the Hills offers incentive to draw new business
The village board recently approved an incentive policy to help promote new investment from restaurants and independent small businesses looking to locate in areas where existing buildings require upgrades or remodeling.
District 300 school begins a new school year
Sarah Nader- email@example.com Eighth graders, Abby Konozsi, 13, Hannah Mohan, 13, and Andie Voss, 13, compare class schedules during the first day of school at Westfield Community School in Algonquin Wednesday, August 13, 2014.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Dennis Anderson to meet with voters in Harvard
HARVARD – Democratic congressional candidate Dennis Anderson is stopping by Harvard next week to hear what is on local voters' minds.
Accident with injuries closes Algonquin Road in South Barrington
The number and extent of injuries are unknown at this point, but authorities are asking people to avoid the area because of the 5:30 a.m. crash.
Police explorer programs throughout McHenry County allows for youth to learn about law enforcement
Cary Police Explorer Matt Wade, 17, of Cary directs traffic along Silver Lake Road before the Summer Celebration fireworks show July 3 at Lions Park.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
District 300 opens Oak Ridge School with ribbon-cutting
Matthew Beyer , 12, of Algonquin and his father, Eric, talk with one of his teachers, Rachel Garrett, in the new Oak Ridge School in Carpentersville Monday, August 11, 2014.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Detour: Bridge, road work done near Huntley
New traffic signals at Harmony and Hemmer roads, and at Marengo Road and Main Street, are also finished.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Yogurtland opens new store in Algonquin
The self-serve frozen yogurt shop, part of a global chain with more than 300 stores, opened at 432 S. Randall Road, near Meijer.